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Established in 1806 as a small soap and candle business in New York City, Colgate-Palmolive is now a truly global company with products sold in over 200 countries and territories under such internationally recognized brand names as Colgate, Palmolive, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sorriso, Kolynos, elmex, Tom's of Maine, Sanex, Ajax, Axion, Soupline, Haci Sakir, Suavitel, PCA SKIN, EltaMD, Filorga and Hello as well as Hill's Science Diet and Hill's Prescription Diet.

Colgate-Palmolive is a leading consumer products company that serves hundreds of millions of consumers worldwide with brands and products across four core businesses – Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition. We are committed to offering products that make lives healthier and more enjoyable, and programs that enrich communities around the world.

Every day millions of people trust our products to care for themselves and the ones they love. Our goal is to use our technology to create products that will continue to improve the quality of life for our consumers wherever they live.

A career at Colgate-Palmolive is an excellent opportunity if you seek a global experience, constant challenge, and development opportunities in an environment that respects work/life effectiveness.

Job Title:  CDT Finance Manager

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  Jun 1, 2024

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 160006 - Taguig, National Capital Region (NCR), Philippines

Who We Are
Colgate-Palmolive Company is a caring, innovative growth company that is reimagining a healthier future for all people, their pets and our planet. Focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition, we sell our products in more than 200 countries and territories under brands such as Colgate, Palmolive, elmex, hello, meridol, Sorriso, Tom’s of Maine, EltaMD, Filorga, Irish Spring, PCA SKIN, Protex, Sanex, Softsoap, Speed Stick, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Pet Nutrition.

We are recognized for our leadership and innovation in promoting sustainability and community wellbeing, including our achievements in decreasing plastic waste and promoting recyclability, saving water, conserving natural resources and improving children’s oral health.

If you want to work for a company that lives by their values, then give your career a reason to smile and join our global team!



CDT Finance Manager will be responsible for Commercial Business Partnering, improve support to drive CDT growth and optimized commercial investment in order to achieve sales and profitability objectives through financial planning and analytics.



  • Volume and Commercial spend tracking, variance analysis, and budgeting.

  • Promotional spend analysis, ROI analysis and analytical review of all P&L activity.

  • Utilization of financial and planning systems and processes to meet goals in reporting and budgeting.

  • Provide financial insight into key customer financial drivers including Net Sales, margin, ROI’s, and other key financial KPIs.

  • Communicate impactful analytics with the Customer Development Team’s to drive the most effective commercial plans and programs.

  • Collaborate with Customer Development Managers with the system tools to meet the goals for the Financial and Commercial Alignment Processes.

  • Maintenance of all customer price lists and utilization of the customer sites that provide the data for analytical review and analysis.

  • Preparation of all customer P&Ls and Standard reports.

  • Manage vendor and customer payment processing and approval and ensure adherence to documentation requirements.

  • Ensure the integrity and documentation of all financial reporting related to the Customer Development Team’s activity and alignment of financials to corporate policies and strategies.

  • Maintenance of audit documentation to ensure adherence to policy requirements.




  • CD Team

  • Senior Management


  • Customers/accounts handled



  • Individual Contributor




  • Bachelor degree or equivalent experience with a concentration in Accounting and/or Finance


  • 5+ years of diversified financial experience

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Strong Excel skills and SAP Proficiency

  • Previous FMCG MNCs operations experience is an advantage.



  • SAP Proficiency

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills



Our Commitment to Sustainability
With the Colgate brand in more homes than any other, we are presented with great opportunities and new challenges as we work to integrate sustainability into all aspects of our business and create positive social impact. We are determined to position ourselves for further growth as we act on our 2025 Sustainability & Social Impact Strategy.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Achieving our purpose starts with our people — ensuring our workforce represents the people and communities we serve —and creating an environment where our people feel they belong; where we can be our authentic selves, feel treated with respect and have the support of leadership to impact the business in a meaningful way.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Colgate is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, marital status, veteran status (United States positions), or any other characteristic protected by law.

Reasonable accommodation during the application process is available for persons with disabilities. Please contact with the subject "Accommodation Request" should you require accommodation.


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